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READ JESSICA’S OCD STORY

Jessica shares her full OCD story from her experience­s with OCD to her recovery. ocduk.org/jessica/

0800 WHATS UP –

FREE COUNSELLIN­G FOR KIDS & TEENS

Run by Barnardos New Zealand, 0800 What’s Up is a free counsellin­g helpline and webchat service for kids and teens. A safe place for children to talk about anything.

Call 0800 942 8787

(Mon – Fri 12 pm – 11 pm, Sat/Sun 3 pm – 11 pm)

or chat online at whatsup.co.nz

(Mon – Fri 1 pm – 10 pm, Sat/Sun 3 pm – 10 pm)

If it’s an emergency CALL 111. They will help you straight away. If you’re thinking about self-harm please contact lifeline.org.nz at 0800 543 354

INTERNATIO­NAL OCD FOUNDATION

This non-profit organisati­on aims to help everyone affected by obsessive-compulsive disorder and related disorders to live full and productive lives.

The foundation provides resources and advice for those struggling with OCD. iocdf.org

ANXIETY HELPLINE –

24 HOURS A DAY, 7 DAYS A WEEK

This helpline gives vital support to people of any age who experience all forms of anxiety, including panic attacks, phobias and obsessive-compulsive disorders and to family or friends supporting someone with anxiety.

If you’re feeling anxious and would like to talk to someone about anxiety or would like to seek advice for a friend or family member – you can phone the free 24/7 Anxiety Helpline wherever you are in Aotearoa.

0800 269 4389 (0800 ANXIETY)

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